Our moto is “Walk in, Dance out”, and yes we will have you dancing the minute you walk in. Truthfully, we pride ourselves on getting anyone to be able to dance on their first lesson. In all honesty, though, we know that you will not remember it all once you leave. So what can you do to set yourself up for immediate success in learning to dance?
- Give yourself permission to forget! This is not something you do 40 hours a week.
- Do not be afraid to take notes. Scientifically, it has been proven that writing things down helps you remember them better.
- Practice at home! It will not come as quickly as you may want if you only commit to memory once per week.
- Record what you have done on your lesson with your smart phone, and look it! Granted we may not always want to see ourselves doing something, but having a visual does help.
- Use the group classes and practice parties as often as you can. The more you do something, the faster you will learn it.
- Ask questions! There is no such thing as a dumb question. Especially in group classes. What you may wonder, I can guarantee someone else is too.
- Take lessons from as many instructors as you can. The more people you learn from the better you will be.
- Take your lessons as close together as you can. After all, the more frequently you see your instructor(s), the more you will be able to learn.
- ENJOY the process. Learning to dance is like learning anything else, there is a process to it. Do not rush through the process looking for the outcome; you will miss so much of what makes dancing worth doing.
- DO NOT compare yourself to anyone else. Everyone learns differently, and at their own pace.
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